Quote: "I got high with him in the basement of the Palace when he came to Los Angeles, and I hung out with him at one of the MTV awards shows... We had a mutual respect. I think the cat had the right idea, he had the right attitude... I thought he was a very gentle soul and who knows what would have become of him had he lived." Jane's Addiction star Perry Farrell on his respect for late Nirvana star Kurt Cobain.
Fact: Jane's Addiction drummer STEPHEN PERKINS is offering up a recorded music lesson to raise money for multiple sclerosis relief. The rocker has offered one lucky fan the chance to spend two hours with him at the Foo Fighters' private 606 Studio in California, learning all about his tricks and beats, as an auction item for the upcoming Rock Against MS benefit. The lesson will be recorded by longtime Foo Fighters engineer John Lousteau.
Fact: Rock band Jane's Addiction unveiled its star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday (30Oct13). Founding members Perry Farrell, Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins and Dave Navarro attended the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard, where rockers Taylor Hawkins and John Densmore helped salute the local heroes. Jane's Addiction's star was the 2,509th unveiled on the Walk of Fame.
Fact: Former Jane's Addiction rockers Dave Navarro, STEPHEN PERKINS and CHRIS CHANEY have joined forces with ex-SKYCYCLE singer STEVE ISAACS to form THE PANIC CHANNEL. The band release their debut album in May (06).